General Manager, Pizza Hut US
David Graves is the General Manager for Pizza Hut U.S. Prior to this role, David held the role of Chief Brand Officer, where he was responsible for overseeing Marketing, Brand Health, Innovation, and Culinary. Before coming to Pizza Hut, David served in multiple brand marketing roles at KFC overseeing Strategy, Innovation, and Insights. During his time with the brand, KFC grew comparable sales every year leading to multiple industry awards for KFC’s turnaround.
Prior to joining YUM! David held multiple roles in Brand at Procter & Gamble during his 12 years with the organization. In that time, he worked on multiple iconic brands including Pampers and Pantene, implementing innovation and growth plans globally.
David holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University. He and his wife, Jennifer, currently live in Dallas with their two children.